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Alex Hern / The Guardian:
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says he has “complicated” feelings over Donald Trump's use of the service, especially as it puts a spotlight on the company   —  Jack Dorsey says he has mixed feelings about the president-elect's use of the social media service
Dec 7, 2016, 2:15 PMIn context
Samuel Gibbs / The Guardian:
Google removes “evil” as autocomplete suggestion when searching for “are Jews” and “are women”, leaves “bad” for “are Muslims”   —  Search company removes antisemitic and sexist autocomplete phrases after Observer article highlights offensive results
Dec 5, 2016, 8:05 PMIn context
Rupert Jones / The Guardian:
Researchers guessed valid Visa card expiry dates and CVV codes in seconds via queries to multiple commercial websites; Visa failed to detect the attack   —  Academics say working out card number, expiry date and security code of Visa card takes ‘as little as six seconds’
Dec 4, 2016, 9:15 PMIn context
Alan Travis / The Guardian:
UK's Investigatory Powers bill becomes law, mandates everyone's browsing histories be stored for 12 months and be available to police and government agencies   —  Home secretary hails ‘world-leading’ laws, which include forcing web and phone companies to collect browsing histories
Nov 29, 2016, 11:42 AMIn context
Damien Gayle / The Guardian:
A digital economy bill headed through UK parliament includes proposal censoring online videos of non-conventional sex acts, matching standards for offline porn   —  Campaigners label bill targeted at online pornography a ‘prurient’ intervention that will take Britain's censorship regime back to pre-internet era
Nov 23, 2016, 12:15 PMIn context
Spencer Ackerman / The Guardian:
US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, known for combatting Edward Snowden, resigns ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration   —  Clapper will stay on until end of Obama administration, marking end to turbulent tenure defined by Snowden's revelations of NSA surveillance
Nov 17, 2016, 12:35 PMIn context
Alex Hern / Guardian:
Google says it is going ahead with delayed plans to build London campus for 7K employees, signalling confidence in the UK after Brexit   —  Tech giant announces it is going ahead with delayed plans to build a campus for 7,000 employees with Olympic cauldron designer Heatherwick Studio on board
Nov 15, 2016, 12:40 PMIn context
Tom Phillips / Guardian:
Chinese state-run newspaper warns of response including “countermeasures” resulting in iPhone sales “setback” if Trump pursues trade war; Apple stock drops 2.5%   —  President-elect 'will be condemned for his recklessness, ignorance and incompetence' if he imposes tariffs …
Nov 14, 2016, 4:05 AMIn context
Alex Hern / Guardian:
Twitter tests enabling Apple's distraction-free Reader mode by default on links opened within its iOS app's browser   —  Reader mode is a Safari feature, which strips out most of the formatting from a webpage, removing adverts, navigation links and comments  —  Twitter is testing a new feature …
Nov 1, 2016, 6:00 AMIn context
Alan Yuhas / Guardian:
“Celebgate” hacker Ryan Collins sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to federal hacking charges and admitting to a two-year phishing scam   —  Ryan Collins ran a two-year phishing scam to gain the passwords of more than 100 people, including Jennifer Lawrence, Rihanna and Avril Lavigne
Oct 28, 2016, 6:55 AMIn context

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